PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 24: Assistance Coaches Craig Berube and Jack Mcllhargey of the Philadelphia Flyers both wear their Hockey Fights Cancer ties during the pregame warm ups in a NHL game against the Florida Panthers on October 24, 2009 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images)
I watched many times this year the series between the Russians and Canada in 1972, and he was a dominating player there. After I watched the tapes, I respect him a lot more because he turned the series around. He was the guy. In that time, he was the best in the world. It’s a big honor for me to tie him.
— Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr on scoring the 717th goal of his career to tie Phil Esposito for fifth on the NHL's all-time goals list after a 4-3 win vs. the Lightning on Sunday